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What do zombies smell like?

I’ve often thought that one of the things missing from our experience of movies and other visual media is the immersive sense of a place that comes from actually being in an environment. 362 altre parole

Kids Books

Fix My Drink: What would Betty Draper drink?

The ubiquity of Rose’s Lime Cordial is one of life’s little mysteries. Whether or not you’ve ever noticed it before, the chartreuse-coloured, artificially flavoured lime juice product lurks at every supermarket and most convenience stores. 451 altre parole


The Law Won*

Not all fictional coppers play ‘starring roles’ in their series. But they can still add character depth, a police perspective and sometimes tension to a plot Here’s a salute to them, with some help from Sonny Curtis’  141 altre parole

Agatha Christie

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler Read by Ray Porter

I really enjoyed this book. When I first bought this book I was concerned it would be difficult to relate to, due to the fact it was originally published in the 1930’s. 164 altre parole

Audio Book Review

The High Window by Raymond Chandler

Chandler’s ‘Sir Galahad’ of 1930s LA solves another complex noir case.  Pulp fiction with sensitivity and class.


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Mallorca / Sausages, Spritzers and Vodka Sardines

Browsing through the photos I took last week a number of categories became particularly salient:

Blurry pictures! Blurry pictures of food! Pictures of food which are considerably… 484 altre parole


Esittelyssä: Jim Thompsonin Tappaja sisälläni – Kaikkien aikojen 42. paras jännitysromaani (top 50)  

“I’d finished my pie and was having a second cup of coffee when I saw him.”

Dekkariluola palaa pidemmältä pääsiäislomalta keveyttä sisällään. Vuonna 1977 kuollut Jim Thompson ei ole yhtä tunnettu nimi dekkaripiireissä kuin Raymond Chandler tai Dashiell Hammett, joihin Thompsonin raakaa, kivikovaa tyyliään on usein verrattu. 350 altre parole

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